Wisconsin Goes Google Apps Webinar Series

    The Wisconsin CESAs and the Google Apps for Education team present a series of free Wednesday webinars for Wisconsin districts.  Each webinar will be one hour in length with time reserved for Q & A at the end.  Explanations of the Wisconsin DPI contract with Google as well as procedures for signing up for Google Apps will be included in each webinar.  All webinars will be archived.  Links to the archived sessions will be posted here as they become available.

    Pre-registration for each webinar is required.
    As registration links become available, they will be posted below. 



    Google Apps for IT Admin: Getting Started
    Date/Time:    Wednesday, August 3rd; 1:00-2:00 CDT
    Presenter:     Eric Edens, Lead K-12 Deployment Specialist,Google
    CESA facilitator:      Mark Gutknecht, Director of Information Technology, CESA 6

    Description
    :
    Are you interested in Google Apps, but wondering where to begin?  We'll cover all the basics: account creation, verifying your domain name, adding and modifying users, and using organizational units to set user policies.

     

    Note from Eric Edens:  The presentation couldn't record (a side effect of the telephone issue). 
    Here's a recording of an identical presentation. 
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bNLk0fJIHI



    Google Apps for IT Admin: Large-scale Deployments
    Date/Time:    Wednesday, August 10th; 1:00-2:00 CDT
    Presenter:     Eric Edens, Lead K-12 Deployment Specialist, Google
    CESA facilitator:
         Mark Gutknecht, Director of Information Technology, CESA 6

    Description:  Are you a power admin that loves automation?  Google Apps has a rich set of APIs and server-side tools that enable you to create scalable, automated deployments.  We'll cover an overview of these tools, and then look at some case studies showing how they've been used in the field.



    Google Apps Overview
    Date/Time:     Wednesday, August 17th; 1:00-2:00 CDT
    Presenter:     
    Julia Stiglitz, Business Development Manager, Google Apps
    CESA
    facilitator:         Sharon Webb, Instructional Technology Director, CESA 2
    Description:
     This session will be an overview of Google Apps for Education: platform, tools, security/privacy, and applications.


    32 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom   

    Date/Time:     Wednesday, August 24th, 1:00-2:00 CDT
    Presenter:
        Julia Stiglitz, Business Development Manager, Google

    CESA facilitator:
        Sharon Webb, Instructional Technology Director, CESA 2

    Description:   This session will demonstrate some of the most powerful ways that teachers can leverage Google Apps tools in their classrooms.  From using Google Docs for collaborative lesson planning with grade level colleagues, to using GoogleChat to have a virtual guest lecturer in your classroom, to giving your students a formative assessment through Googleforms, this session will show you had to get the most out of Google Apps.  


    Change Management and Professional Development with Google Apps
    Date/Time:
        Wednesday, September 14th, 3:30-4:40 CDT
         Rescheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 12:30 -1:30 CDT.
    Presenter:
         Dana Nguyen, Marketing, Google

    CESA facilitator:
        Val Knobloch, Educational Technology Consultant, CESA 10

    Description:  Now that you've decided to "go Google," what's next? In this session, we will walk through a 5 step professional development plan based on best practices collected from successful school districts to get everyone on board and using Google Apps at your school.

    Click here for a link to register for the rescheduled webinar on September 28 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.


    Personal Experiences from Wisconsin Districts           
    Date/Time:     Wednesday, Sepember 21st, 3:30-4:30 CDT
    Google facilitator:
        Julia Stiglitz, Business Development Manager, Google Apps

    CESA facilitator:
           Mary Fitzwater, Educational Technology and E-Learning Director,
    CESA 4

    Description:
      Hear from Wisconsin school districts who have already deployed Google Apps for Education.  Find out why they decided to go Google Apps, their experiences and suggestions for successful deployment, how teachers and students are using Google Apps, what surprises occurred, their recommendations for other districts.


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